The first time my father met Donald Trump was in the early ‘90s. They were both in their mid-forties and coming out from under financial ruin. Trump’s self-named organization was crumbling under the weight of the debt he’d piled up his mistress was newly pregnant, and his ex-wife was destroying him in
Some experts say that Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are just a scam; others say they're the most important invention since the internet. Thus, whether you are bearish or bullish on crypto, Bubble, or Revolution, the book brilliantly articulates both sides of the argument and offers well-researched insight into the future of blockchain technology.
In counter-terrorism and other forms of crime prevention, foresight about potential threats is vitally important and this information is increasingly available via electronic data sources such as social media communications. However, the amount and quality of these sources is varied, and researchers and law enforcement need guidance about when and how
Delving deep into the workings of Putin’s Kremlin, Belton accesses key inside players to reveal how Putin replaced the freewheeling tycoons of the Yeltsin era with a new generation of loyal oligarchs, who in turn subverted Russia’s economy and legal system and extended the Kremlin's reach into the United States and
Through his book Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order, Dalio brings readers along for his study of the major empires—including the Dutch, the British, and the American—putting into perspective the “Big Cycle” that has driven the successes and failures of all the world’s major countries throughout history.
The ancient Babylonians were the first people to discover the universal laws of prosperity. In his classic bestseller, The Richest Man in Babylon, George S. Clason reveals their secrets for creating, growing, and preserving wealth.Through these entertaining tales of merchants, tradesmen, and herdsmen, you'll learn how to keep more out what
I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud.
Everything in 2034 is an imaginative extrapolation from present-day facts on the ground combined with the authors' years working at the highest and most classified levels of national security. Sometimes it takes a brilliant work of fiction to illuminate the most dire of warnings: 2034 is all too close at hand, and this
Reinventing Coaching presents Coring, a new model that takes traditional coaching to a new level. A new approach aimed to help you find and be in your zone. Coring proves you are valuable; but unless you’re in the right place, your worth will remain hidden and unacknowledged. It’s not a book meant to be
Derral Eves has generated over 60 billion views on YouTube and helped 24 channels grow to one million subscribers from zero. In The YouTube Formula: How Anyone Can Unlock the Algorithm to Drive Views, Build an Audience, and Grow Revenue, the owner of the largest YouTube how-to channel provides the secrets to
Humorous, surprising, and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster
The dream of content marketing is that it’s going to be a magical funnel that drips money into your bank account. Its lure is that it will create an inbound sales machine. But what should you do when it doesn’t work like that? Or even at all? That’s the question that the
Assertiveness goes beyond standing up for yourself. Assertiveness is saying what you want in a way that makes others want to listen. This philosophy is at the heart of the self-development method created by nationally recognized self-esteem and communication expert S. Renee Smith. In 5 Steps to Assertiveness, the nationally recognized self-esteem
When we hear the word ‘learning’, we think that there is something that has to do with education. Scott Young, in his book Ultralearning, discovered more about what the word ‘learning’ has from significance. He went deeper and reached insightful perspectives through which we’ll love to learn more, produce more, and
Tilman Fertitta, also known as the Billion Dollar Buyer, started his hospitality empire thirty years ago with just one restaurant. Over the years, he’s stayed true to the principles that helped him build the largest single-shareholder company in America, with over $4 billion in revenue, including hundreds of restaurants (Landry’s Seafood,
For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women
While the world’s workplace has been going through extraordinary historical change, the practice of management has been stuck in time for more than 30 years. Packed with 52 discoveries from Gallup’s largest study on the future of work, It’s the Manager shows leaders how to adapt their organizations to rapid change, ranging
The author recounts her struggles with vulnerability, first by unpacking how her upbringing as a fifth-generation Texan raised her to try and avoid it at all costs. She tried various personalities and strategies, all with the aim of keeping everybody at a safe distance. For her research, she studied how human connections
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is quickly turning into the new foundation for businesses, defining how companies operate and execute their tasks. The first big implications of AI on our society are not in simulating humanity, but rather in transforming our organizations and the way they shape our world. To bring about these
Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort of doubt.
Urban violence is one of the most divisive and allegedly intractable issues of our time. But as Harvard scholar Thomas Abt shows in Bleeding Out, we actually possess all the tools necessary to stem violence in our cities.Coupling the latest social science with firsthand experience as a crime fighter, Abt proposes a
Hidden Potential offers a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations. Adam Grant weaves together groundbreaking evidence, surprising insights, and vivid storytelling that takes us from the classroom to the boardroom, the playground to the Olympics, and underground to outer space. He shows that progress depends less on how hard you
The goal of this book is to show you how to think like a lawyer. We don’t intend to bombard you with minor legal details, but instead, we hope to present the big picture of the foundations of the law. Along the way, we will question and examine it to see
Over the course of the past ten years, the field of artificial intelligence has seen a revolutionary amount of progress. A steadily increasing number of practical applications are already changing the world today. In the field of medicine, diagnostic AI applications are capable of matching or even surpassing the best doctors in the world. One
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